[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202103-04 ] SQLite: Remote code execution

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Severity: High Title: SQLite: Remote code execution Date: March 31, 2021 Bugs: #777990 ID: 202103-04
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Synopsis ========
A vulnerability in SQLite could lead to remote code execution.
Background ==========
SQLite is a C library that implements an SQL database engine.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 dev-db/sqlite < 3.34.1 >= 3.34.1
Description ===========
It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain sub-queries.
Impact ======
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround ==========
There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ==========
All SQLite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=dev-db/sqlite-3.34.1”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-20227 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-20227
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202103-04
Concerns? =========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at bugs.gentoo.org.
License =======
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